USN-3684-1: Perl vulnerability
13 June 2018
Perl could be made to overwrite arbitrary files if it received a specially crafted archive file.
- perl - Practical Extraction and Report Language
It was discovered that Perl incorrectly handled certain archive files.
An attacker could possibly use this to overwrite arbitrary files.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-3684-2: perl